Vikram Solar partners with CEA to drive technology research and development

Vikram module manufactory in India

Indian module manufacturer and EPC company Vikram Solar Ltd. signed a collaboration agreement with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA, Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives). The association will look to enhance research and developments on high efficiency crystalline silicon cells, modules, systems and a host of high efficiency generation and storage technologies for French and Indian markets. CEA will share its know-how and technologies in the field of solar energy, storage, smart grid and thermal efficiency while Vikram Solar will apply these technologies in large volume manufacturing with a wider objective of improving solar photovoltaic cells and modules to perform at record-efficiency in energy conversion and simultaneously developing battery solutions by increasing their energy storage capacity. The agreement was signed during French President Emmanuel Macron's India visit.

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